Industry Support Package Announced

Industry Support Package Announced

29 March 2020

Tasmania Minister for Finance Michael Ferguson Supporting Our Industries Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government’s Social and Economic Support Package, announced yesterday, outlines significant support for vital industries in our state. Combined with the Support and Stimulus Package announced last week, it totals nearly $1 Billion, Minister for Finance Michael Ferguson said. “We want to provide […]

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Checkout Of Non-Essential Workers Extended To 1 April 2020

Checkout Of Non-Essential Workers Extended To 1 April 2020

28 March 2020

Tasmania Premier Peter Gutwein Tasmanian Accommodation Operators Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government is continuing to do what it can to ensure Tasmanians are safe and secure, Premier Peter Gutwein said. “We acknowledge the continued support of our commercial accommodation providers, however we understand the uncertainty that a number of operators are experiencing.” Following consultation with […]

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Museum Of Tropical Queensland Roof Changes Underway

Museum Of Tropical Queensland Roof Changes Underway

27 March 2020

Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni Daredevil Tradies Hanging Out At Museum Of Tropical Queensland Victor P Taffa Tradies working on the roof of the Museum of Tropical Queensland have been giving passers by an unexpected sight, as work is undertaken to replace the curved metal sheet roof after it was […]

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Palmerston Housing Development Supports More Than 90 Local Jobs

Palmerston Housing Development Supports More Than 90 Local Jobs

11 February 2020

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Northern Territory Minister for Housing Gerry McCarthy Creating New Homes And Hundreds Of Jobs For Territorians Victor P Taffa A new private housing development in Palmerston supported by the Northern Territory Government is supporting 90 local jobs and more housing options for social housing tenants. Work will also begin […]

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Dwelling Approvals Up 2.1 % In December 2019

Dwelling Approvals Up 2.1 % In December 2019

03 February 2020

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Rise In December Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved rose 2.1 % in December 2019, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. Even with this upswing to end the year, the number of dwellings approved in the 2019 calendar year […]

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CBOS Warns Tasmanians To Use Caution When Installing Solar Panels

CBOS Warns Tasmanians To Use Caution When Installing Solar Panels

31 January 2020

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Solar Panels Installation Warning Victor P Taffa Consumer, Building and Occupations Services (CBOS) is warning Tasmanians to use caution when installing solar panels, particularly for systems being sold by door-to-door salespeople. Installers fitting these systems must have a licence to operate in Tasmania. Main risk of unlicensed […]

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Western Australia Is World’s Biggest Iron Ore Producer In Year 2019

Western Australia Is World’s Biggest Iron Ore Producer In Year 2019

27 January 2020

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Local Workers Deliver Bridge For $1.7 Billion Eliwana Iron Ore Project Victor P Taffa Premier visits Naval Base workshop where 2,600 tonnes of steel fabrication is being undertaken for 2 bridges in Fortescue’s $1.7 Billion Eliwana Mine and Railway Project Visit follows State Government approval for Stage 2 of the […]

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Building Approvals Up 3 % Year To November 2019

Building Approvals Up 3 % Year To November 2019

12 January 2020

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Building A Brighter Future For Tasmania Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government’s priority is jobs and with the fastest growing economy in Australia, the State’s building and construction sector continues to go from strength to strength. Latest Building Approvals data released by the ABS today shows that in […]

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$3 Million Warehouse Facility For Bundaberg-Based Manufacturer

$3 Million Warehouse Facility For Bundaberg-Based Manufacturer

11 January 2020

Queensland Minister for State Development and Manufacturing Cameron Dick State Support Sees Bundy Manufacturer’s Expansion Plans Cooking With Gas Victor P Taffa A new $3 Million facility for Bundaberg-based manufacturer Grillex is set to create more jobs for the Wide Bay, supported by the Palaszczuk Government’s $175 million Jobs and Regional Growth Fund. Grillex (formerly […]

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Local Business BSH Awarded Contract To Upgrade Electronic Security System

Local Business BSH Awarded Contract To Upgrade Electronic Security System

10 January 2020

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Big Boost For Local Tasmanian Business Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is committed to helping Tasmanian businesses grow, Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer said. Moonah based business BSH has been awarded the contract for a $2.6 Million upgrade of the electronic security system and associated […]

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Dwellings Approved Up 0.8 % November 2019

Dwellings Approved Up 0.8 % November 2019

08 January 2020

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Rise In November Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved rose 0.8 % in November 2019, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Rise was driven by approvals for private sector dwellings excluding houses, which increased by 2.9 % in November.” […]

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Sharryn Jackson Appointed As New Chairperson Of WorkCover

Sharryn Jackson Appointed As New Chairperson Of WorkCover

27 December 2019

Western Australia Minister for Industrial Relations Bill Johnston New WorkCover Chairperson Appointed Victor P Taffa Sharryn Jackson appointed new WorkCover WA chairperson Minister Johnston thanks outgoing chairperson Greg Joyce Minister for Industrial Relations Bill Johnston is pleased to announce that Sharryn Jackson has been appointed as the new chairperson of WorkCover WA, effective from January […]

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Territorians Urged To Support Local Industry

Territorians Urged To Support Local Industry

26 December 2019

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison Support your fellow Territorian And Buy local This New Year Victor P Taffa Buying local means supporting Northern Territory jobs and industry, and there is no better time to buy local seafood than now, with the New Year just around the corner. Findings from new research by the Fisheries Research […]

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Dwelling Approvals Down 0.8% October 2019

Dwelling Approvals Down 0.8% October 2019

03 December 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Fall In October Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved fell 0.8 % in October 2019, in trend terms, and has fallen for 23 months, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Fall was driven by approvals for private sector houses, which decreased by […]

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Wide Bay-Burnett Manufacturing Boosted By Palaszczuk Govt Funding

Wide Bay-Burnett Manufacturing Boosted By Palaszczuk Govt Funding

02 December 2019

Queensland Minister for Manufacturing Cameron Dick Almost $1 Million In Funding Fuels Wide Bay-Burnett Manufacturing Victor P Taffa 4 manufacturers across the Wide Bay-Burnett are upgrading their work practices and creating more jobs for Queenslanders after securing almost $1 Million in combined funding from the Palaszczuk Government. Member for Maryborough Bruce Saunders said the $46 […]

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Brisbane’s South-West Manufacturing To Be Boosted By New Technology

Brisbane’s South-West Manufacturing To Be Boosted By New Technology

28 November 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk $2.6 Million Boost To Manufacturing In Brisbane’s South-West Victor P Taffa Three manufacturers in Brisbane’s south-west will turn cutting-edge technology into transformative growth after securing $2.6 Million in combined funding from the Queensland Government. Queensland Premier and Member for Inala Annastacia Palaszczuk said the $46 Million Made in Queensland (MiQ) grants […]

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Darling Downs Manufacturing To Be Boosted By New Technology

Darling Downs Manufacturing To Be Boosted By New Technology

28 November 2019

Queensland Minister for Manufacturing Cameron Dick $3.2 Million Boost To Manufacturing In The Darling Downs Victor P Taffa Three manufacturers in Queensland’s Darling Downs will turn cutting-edge technology into growth and opportunity after securing more than $3.2 Million in combined funding from the Palaszczuk Government. Minister for Manufacturing Cameron Dick said the $46 Million Made […]

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Jobs Boost With Launch Of Major New Facility In Melbourne’s West

Jobs Boost With Launch Of Major New Facility In Melbourne’s West

18 November 2019

Victoria Minister for Jobs Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula New Jobs Boost Just The Ticket For Melbourne’s West Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has support has secured for another jobs win for Victoria with ticket, tag and label manufacturer TMA Group launching a major new facility in Truganina today. “TMA is an Australian success story […]

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More Than 30 South Australian Businesses On Show At China Import Expo

More Than 30 South Australian Businesses On Show At China Import Expo

09 November 2019

South Australia Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment David Ridgway South Australian Businesses Chalk Up Export Deals At China Import Expo Victor P Taffa More than 30 South Australian food, wine and tourism businesses are showcasing some of the state’s finest produce and professional services at China’s largest international trade event this week at the […]

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5-Star Hotel Development Opens In Chadstone

5-Star Hotel Development Opens In Chadstone

03 November 2019

Victoria Minister for Suburban Development Marlene Kairouz Chadstone Hotel Coup Underscores Strength Of Suburbs Victor P Taffa Melbourne has bolstered its position as the nation’s capital for fashion, retail and luxury accommodation with the opening of Hotel Chadstone Melbourne. This will be the first 5-star hotel built outside the CBD. Minister for Suburban Development Marlene […]

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